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A Half-Century of Reliability: Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant

Baltimore Gas & Electric set out to build the 1.8-GW Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant in 1967 because fossil energy was becoming expensive and controversial. Over its nearly 50 years…


History of Power: Dominion Energy's Fluid Transition

A company that has corporate roots that go back to the Colonial era, Dominion Energy has been shaped by acquisitions and market forces. It is now in the midst of…


A Legacy of Quality Reporting: POWER Turns 140
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POWER magazine is celebrating its 140th anniversary this month. All I can say is “Wow! What an incredible run!” And, it’s not over yet—we plan to continue putting out a…


The Big Picture: Power Plant Additions Over the Decades [Infographic]

The deployment of new power plants in the U.S. over the past 14 decades has hinged on policies, markets, technologies, and new industry players. Every decade has presented its own…


History of Power: Duke Energy's Century-Old Legacy

Duke Energy, one of the largest energy companies in the world, grew out of a system of lakes and dams along the Catawba River to generate power for the Piedmont…